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How do I protect myself from friends I have allowed to live

How do I protect myself from friends I have allowed to live on my property due to sympathy on my part because they had no place to live so allowed them to live on my property under conditions that they pay their part of the bills such as ele, etc.., Can they possibly claim squatters rights? I own my property out right and am single and retired. I live in Texas.

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My name is***** I'am my moms youngest daughter

My name is***** I'am my moms youngest daughter taking care of her house . I have a next door neighbor ***** ***** who is renting to this father and son Professional con-game men who has been ripping my mom off ever sense my father died in 2014 and haven't stopped yet. They have pulled squatters rights to Scott to where they aren't paying anything for rent they are alcoholics and don't work. Instead they are scamming my mom from her biggest asset with is her house. Ive tried to get the Police to help, they won't Ive tried the FBI they start to and then I don't know what happens between the communications. Its a real estate scam my mother is an 85 year old recently widowed and everyone seems to be obliviouse on what Im trying to report. The authority is siding with the renters of only 3 years compare to my 55 solid years at this house and these punks are going to rip it right out from under our feet. I try to get them under citizens arrest Ive made a dozen or more ice.gov complaints and yet the renters manipulate everyone to their side, Im a female in a mans world and I can't get through to anyone about this serious matter. I'am a veteran and I belong to the VA the past 9 years do you know if they have a jag area in the states or how can I get a hold of a jag. please let me know I give up on the other people. Im being held captive in my own home just because i won't move so the renter can sell it . They tress pass every night they steel my internet and phish my electronics and they are trying to get my house keyes so they can take over my moms house. Im not making any of it up like the police think Iam. Im a 5ft 1in female up against these con men they are giving virtual tours to sell the house and then give them fake deeds to the property. I don't know where else to turn to so my dr said ask a lawyer. So here Iam

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I'm a 85 year old man who has been a renter years,

Hello, i'm a 85 year old man who has been a renter for 32 years, the rental agreement expired in 2011 and last rental documents where sign in 2004. The original owners have past away and property was handed down to the son who verbally told me i would be allowed to live there for the rest of my life,now he has past away and left the property to his wife who has not given us a legit reason to evicted us, now my wife and i are being forced out of our residents of 32 years without any reason but to profit off the market. I have payed for all upgrades to the place such as heating and plumbing,carpets,sewer maintenance,drywall repair out of my own money for 32 years , i also fell in the home and broke my hip due to dry rot wood in basement steps. This is a house that was build in 1931 and had not been inspected in years,just recently we were made aware of the window seals and most of the paint is lead base and i was not aware.What are my rights as a renter and do i have squatters rights?

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In order to claim property under squatters rights, what period

In order to claim property under squatters rights, what period of time must pass while continuously having possession

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Barrister

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OK I live in a home that we purchased new in November of 1987.

OK I live in a home that we purchased new in November of 1987. Unfortunately we had our home re mortgaged several times. The last time was in 2004. We had planned on moving so we did something stupid and got a balloon note that was due Feb. of 2011. In 2008, we went into bankruptcy. We continued to make the house payments. The loan was through Countrywide Homes and was bought out by Bank of America. We tried to get a loan modification right after the bankruptcy several times. They would lose our paperwork. We would refile and they would say, OK you get the modification. We would wait on the paperwork to come and it wouldn't come. So we would call and they would say, "I don't know what you are talking about, there is no modification on this home." etc., etc. etc. The final time was getting close to the balloon payment, maybe a year out and they said, "Oh don't worry, we will get you into a modification before the not becomes due. Needless to say, that didn't happen. Therefore, we have been in a legal battle for our home since then. Cases have been dropped, etc., etc. We don't know what our rights are. We are now, just in limbo waiting for a Sherriff to come knocking on our door telling us we have 3 weeks to move. Not sure how to find out when this will happen. We don't know if we have squatters rights, or what recourse, if any do we have. We have not made a house payment in 6 years. The mortgage has been sold several times and the mortgage companies have been paying the Homeowners and the taxes. We would send in the money for the homeowners insurance every year and we would end up getting our check sent back saying the mortgage company already paid it. Not sure whether to fight or just walk away. We live in Oklahoma.

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I'm in Kentucky and just purchased a property at an auction.

I'm in Kentucky and just purchased a property at an auction. This property was previously sold at commissioners sale back to the bank in May of 2015. I just purchased the property Feb of 2016. There was no water, property looked vacant and neglected. We placed a abandonment notice on the door for 7 days just to cover our bases and after 8 days we started cleaning it out only to have the previous owner from 2006 show up and start claiming the property and the contents were hers. Police say its a civil matter and technically the old old owner is trespassing, but we may have to evict her. Any advice?JA: OK. The Real Estate Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No, it just happened this afternoon. Crappy day.JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Real Estate Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else the Real Estate Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: Property has maggots in fridge and now no power, no water, broken window, mold in basement. Supposedly the previous, previous owners stop in to visit property and are trying to claim adverse posession/squatters rights. Police were not any real help when we called them today. We had just changed locks and gained access after placing the abandonment notice and our business card on the door. We will evict if necessary, but tenant/former owner should have been notified of commissioners sale and to get out. We want to get them out and do it quickly and legally. Tenant has sued multiple people in the past and thinks everyone "is always out to get her". We are in Louisville, KY in Jefferson County.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Real Estate Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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I'm Racquel My boyfriend's mother took a reverse mortgage

Hi I'm Racquel My boyfriend's mother took a reverse mortgage while she was alive. She passed in 2011. He had no idea, no communication that there was a reverse mortgage on the home. He was just served a 72 hour notice to vacate the premises. He can't get a loan to pay it off. Can he sell the home to get the money to pay them? It's been 5 years. He put notification of her death in the local newspaper. JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: And even if he can't purchase or sell the home. He needs more than 72 hours to vacate. He is the single dad of a senior in high school. Does he have squatter's rights since he's been in the home for 5 years. JA: OK got it. Last thing — Real Estate Lawyers generally expect a deposit of about $18 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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How long does a person need to live in a home to acquire squatter's

How long does a person need to live in a home to acquire squatter's rights?

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P. Simmons

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My fencing company put in posts privacy fence on my lot

My fencing company put in posts for a privacy fence on my lot & home I purchased 6 months ago. My neighbor then put up No Trespassing signs and is claiming by Adverse Possession that the area is hers. Granted she has been mowing it for many, many years prior to my purchase of the home but can she claim scatters rights on it?

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P. Simmons

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